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The Carpet Knights

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The Carpet Knights from Malmö was formed in the autumn of ‘98. The band has gone through some member changes but are since 2002 a tight unit. In the creative process inpiration is gather from a wide variety of music which have given the band a broad and experimental sound, everything from rock, prog, psych and folk is part of the repertoire. The timeline of the influences spans over four decades. The Carpet Knights have been described “A band with a big variability and a musical ability that takes the listener beyond his own mind and into a world that reigned by The Carpet Knights.”

The band is releasing their debut “Lost and So Strange Is My Mind” on Transubstans Records (Trans 009). From, at start, 20 songs now remains nine pieces that sums up what The Carpet Knigths wants to express. Typical for the music is dynamics and tempo changes but also the monotonous and meditative melodies. The lyrics are following the spirit of the music and describes emotions and states of mind rather than accual events.

The Carpet Knights are:

Mattias Ankarbranth: drums, percussion
Tobias Wulff: guitars
Magnus Nilsson: vocals, flute
Joakim Jönsson: guitars, vocals
Nils Andersson: bass

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  • WIZZARDofSOUND

    The singer sometimes remindes me of Chris Goss, very nice stuff :D

    22 Mar 2012 Reply
  • addlecove

    Cosmical Mind and The Magical Space-Style reaped at-once-hit awards in my universum.

    23 Jan 2012 Reply
  • iconan

    Coming from Sweden and formed in 1998, a successful mix of progressive and folk rock with a very light version of stoner rock grooves and some psychedelic slabs . The link between The Carpet Knights and Öresund Space Collective are obvious . -.-.-.-. om hari om .....

    21 Jan 2012 Reply
  • crownanchor

    Neat outfit:)

    18 Jan 2012 Reply
  • Loud-Quiet-Loud

    just listened to "According to life" album. awesome! [2] Just heard it myself. Awesome indeed. 'Cosmical Mind' is utterly fantastic.

    2 Jan 2011 Reply
  • TidusRyuuk

    just listened to "According to life" album. awesome!

    31 Mar 2010 Reply
  • invisiblecrow

    man, the vocals remind me of Anthony Kiedis

    12 Jan 2010 Reply
  • Makajodama

    Halloj!

    30 Oct 2008 Reply
  • Freshed_Fisch

    me too

    1 Jun 2008 Reply
  • xspace_cadetx

    love these

    12 Sep 2007 Reply

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